Dominique Nijssen

IP Consultant

Amsterdam office
+31 (0)20 5641351

Dominique is a BMM-certified Trademark Attorney and Senior Advisor at Novagraaf. She specialises in providing clients with tailor-made advice on trademark availability and registerability, support for trademark oppositions and co-existence agreements, and advice on filing strategies and IP portfolio management best practices. 

Career history

Dominique studied Law at Leiden University and specialised in intellectual property law after obtaining a master's degree in Information Law from the University of Amsterdam. During her studies, Dominique undertook internships at various renowned IP law firms before joining Novagraaf in 2016. At the start of 2022, Dominique obtained her professional training diploma from the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM).

Work highlights

Dominique houdt zich dagelijks bezig met de advisering inzake de beschikbaarheid en registreerbaarheid van merken, merkonderzoeken, depotstrategieën, onderhandelingen in inbreukzaken, het voeren van en adviseren in oppositieprocedures, het opstellen van co-existentieovereenkomsten en het management van IE portfolio’s.


Dominique is a member of BMM.


  • English
  • Dutch

Areas of expertise

  • Brands and designs
  • Copyright
  • Domain names

Industry specialisms

  • Cosmetics & personal care
  • Drinks/beverages
  • Fashion & textiles
  • Financial services
  • Food & food technology


Dominique is a BMM Certified Trademark Attorney. BMM is a quality mark for trademark attorneys, created by the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law.

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